One Country Consumes Nearly HALF Of The World's Tobacco: Here's Where The Smoke Still Rises

By K.S. Anthony |
30 August, 2017

At once point in America's history, cigarettes and other tobacco products were thought of as a safe, if mildly offensive, vice. Cigarettes were freely smoked in bars, .

These Are Germany's 4 Billion Dollar Startups

By K.S. Anthony |
28 August, 2017

When it comes to thinking about so-called "unicorn" startups – those that are valued at $1 billion or more – two countries come to mind: America and China. America, .

Here Are The Top 5 Global Fast Food Brands: #1 Isn't Who You Might Think

By K.S. Anthony |
25 August, 2017

When you think about successful penetration into foreign markets, there are a few brands who've really just done it right. We've taken a look at a few of these models .

Jack Ma Leads Tech's Wealthiest In Asia: Including The World's Richest Self-Made Woman

By K.S. Anthony |
23 August, 2017

Forbes reports that 35 out of the world's 100 richest tech billionaires – an annual list they've compiled since 2015 – live in the Asia-Pacific region. Predictably, .


By Karim Palmieri |
22 August, 2017


Chinese Eatery With Only ONE Menu Item Is Coming To The U.S.A.

By K.S. Anthony |
21 August, 2017

If simplicity, is, as Leonardo DaVinci said, "the ultimate sophistication," then in a world of fusion cuisines and molecular grastronomy, Yang's Braised Chicken Rice .

Abu Dhabi's Futuristic Cleantech City Might Be The Next Silicon Valley

By K.S. Anthony |
18 August, 2017

Calling itself "the world's most sustainable eco-city" and boasting wind and solar power technologies – including the world's first floating offshore wind farm – that .

China's Answers To Uber Are Expanding Globally

By K.S. Anthony |
18 August, 2017

As the home market in China for ride-hailing apps plateaus and stabilizes, entrepreneurs are looking at the dashboard of global expansion for new opportunities. Just .

Sweet Success: An Interview With Former Pinkberry Global Development VP Ryan Patel - A GetGlobal 2017 Expert Speaker

By K.S. Anthony |
15 August, 2017

As Director of Global Real Estate & Business Development at Pinkberry, Ryan Patel took the popular frozen yogurt chain to countries around the globe, expanding from .

New Bollywood RomCom Opens Curtain On India's Toilet Shortage

By K.S. Anthony |
11 August, 2017

It seems like an unlikely premise – a man attempts to win back his wife after she refuses to live in a house without a toilet – but it's also the basis of "Toilet: Ek .

Ice Cream Corn? 5 Novelty Desserts Made Global By Social Media

By K.S. Anthony |
10 August, 2017

A frequent criticism of Millennials is that they're glued to their phones, paying too much attention to social media and seeking constant validation in the form of .

McDonalds To Open 500 Stores A Year For 5 Years In $2.1 Billion China Deal

By K.S. Anthony |
09 August, 2017

A plan by McDonald's to open 2000 new stores throughout mainland China by 2022 may just be the biggest mac attack of them all. According to The Street, the deal comes .

Demand For Bomb Shelters Soars In Japan In Shadow Of Nuclear Saber-Rattling

By K.S. Anthony |
08 August, 2017

As threats of nuclear war between North Korea and the United States continue to escalate, so have sales of bomb shelters in Japan. On Tuesday, the Japanese Defense .

WhatsApp Is Now The Most Popular Messenger Worldwide: Here's How People Are Using It

By K.S. Anthony |
04 August, 2017

With over a billion users sending 55 billion messages – which include 1 billion videos and 4.5 billion pictures – WhatsApp is now the most popular messaging app on .

New White House Chief Of Staff Kelly Has Canada Optimistic Before NAFTA Talks

By K.S. Anthony |
02 August, 2017


Mexico Lays Out Aims Ahead Of NAFTA Renegotiations

By K.S. Anthony |
01 August, 2017

Following last month's release of a document outlining American NAFTA negotiation goals by United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Mexico has revealed a .

Japan Planning To Increase Number Of Cyber Warriors From 110 to 1000

By K.S. Anthony |
31 July, 2017

As cyberattacks increase around the world, Japan's Ministry of Defense plans to expand its Cyber Defense Unit (CDU) by increasing its numbers from an estimated 110 to .

The Top 10 Countries In The $2 Trillion Global ECommerce Market

By K.S. Anthony |
27 July, 2017

ECommerce has been called "the great equalizer" and with good reason: nearly 3 billion people have access to the internet, with another 3 to 4 billion expected to be .

Here's Why Canada And Mexico Matter To Every American Industry

By K.S. Anthony |
27 July, 2017


Alibaba Poised To Invest $500M Into Tokopedia As Indonesian Ecommerce Swells

By K.S. Anthony |
26 July, 2017

If the rumors are true, Chinese titan Alibaba Group may be preparing to invest $500 million in Indonesia's largest online retailer, PT Tokopedia. According to .

How Taco Bell Won Over The World's Most Vegetarian Country

By K.S. Anthony |
25 July, 2017

At first glance, it seems like an unlikely relationship: a country where roughly a third of its citizens are vegetarians courted by an American company selling .

Dogs Of War: 4 Markets To Watch In Aerospace And Defense 

By K.S. Anthony |
24 July, 2017

As defense spending decreases in the U.S. and elsewhere following force reductions in Iraq and Afghanistan, defense contractors – who have been largely reliant on .

5 Industries Showing Why The UAE Has The Middle East's Most Diverse Economy

By K.S. Anthony |
21 July, 2017

With Saudi Arabia making strides to diversify its economy as part of its Vision 2030 bid to become an "epicenter of trade and the gateway to the world," other .

What Can An American Café And Bagel Chain Teach You About Japan? Plenty.

By K.S. Anthony |
20 July, 2017

When Blue Bottle Coffee – a café chain started in Oakland, California – opened its first two stores in Tokyo in 2015, the consumer response was tremendous. Business .

As France Bids Adieu To Gas Cars By 2040, Tesla Could Shock Its EV Competitors

By K.S. Anthony |
20 July, 2017

France made headlines this July after announcing that it would ban the sale of diesel and gasoline powered vehicles by 2040. The move comes as part of France's .

Your Worst Nightmare: 3 Cyberattacks You Need To Prepare For

By K.S. Anthony |
19 July, 2017

As Internet penetration increases around the world, so do the risks involved with global connectivity. The inherent fragility of online ecosystems was made abundantly .

Riot Games Sues Chinese Mobile Game Developer In U.S. Court: But There's A Twist

By K.S. Anthony |
18 July, 2017

2016 was a massive year for  video games: Superdata Research reports that the market was $91 billion worldwide, with $41 billion spent on mobile gaming alone. .

Opportunities Abound As Mobile Commerce Surges: What You Need To Know

By K.S. Anthony |
17 July, 2017

With thousands fighting for influence in the hyper-competitive online retail universe, mobile commerce is seeing a huge surge in worldwide growth. Statista forecasts .

An American Idea Is Quickly Becoming All The Rage In Europe And Beyond

By K.S. Anthony |
13 July, 2017


India's New Drone Deals Point To A Lucrative Arms Market

By K.S. Anthony |
11 July, 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visits to the United States and Israel have brought attention to the country's new, simplified Goods and Services Tax .

7 German Words That Perfectly Describe The Joys And Sorrows Of Work

By K.S. Anthony |
11 July, 2017

Charlemagne once said that  “to have another language is to possess a second soul.” There are some feelings, some sentiments, some experiences, and some institutions .

3 Reasons Why Canada's Startup Scene Might Be The Next Big Thing

By K.S. Anthony |
10 July, 2017

Canada is home to some of the world's most successful startups. Among others, Canada can count KIK messaging, Slack, Shopify, Hootsuite, and Thalmic Labs – creator of .

There's A $178M Hangover Cure Market In Japan... And One American Wants To Take It Global

By K.S. Anthony |
07 July, 2017

The Japanese word for hangover – futsukayoi – gives some indication of just how much they drink. It translates as "two days drunk," but as the Japanese drinking blog .

Mexico Could Turn Its Back On Two Major American Exports: Here's How

By K.S. Anthony |
06 July, 2017

As President Donald J. Trump prepares to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto at the G20 Summit in Hamburg this week, it seems unlikely that the already .

Psssst... Know How To Design A Rifle? You Might Want To Call India.

By K.S. Anthony |
05 July, 2017

The Indian military has a problem: it can't manufacture a rifle to save its – or its country's – life..

India Plants 66 MILLION Trees In 12 Hours, Breaking World Record

By K.S. Anthony |
03 July, 2017

Over a million and a half people throughout the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh shattered a world record on Sunday by planting 66,750,000 tree saplings .

In The Country That Drinks Nearly 25% Of The World's Beer, One Craft Beer Rises

By K.S. Anthony |
29 June, 2017

For over 13 years China has consumed nearly a quarter of the world's beer. In 2015, the Chinese consumed an estimated 43,266 kiloliters – over 11 million gallons – of .

Could This Lie-Detecting Kiosk Change Air Travel And Security?

By K.S. Anthony |
28 June, 2017

San Diego State University assistant professor Aaron C. Elkins has developed a new type of airport kiosk that can help authorities find travelers who are lying, .

Glastonbury Huge Win For BBC, Ed Sheeran, And... Jeremy Corbyn?

By K.S. Anthony |
27 June, 2017

The 2017 Glastonbury festival wrapped up on Sunday as a record-breaking success for the BBC, which has sole broadcasting rights to the five-day music event near .

LVMH's New Ecommerce Site Has A Brilliant Ad That Makes Its Name Unforgettable

By K.S. Anthony |
26 June, 2017


Jeff Bezos And Indian Prime Minister Express High Hopes For Eastern Ecommerce

By K.S. Anthony |
26 June, 2017

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to Twitter yesterday to express confidence in the company's growing relationship with India after a meeting with Indian Prime Minister .

Alibaba's Jack Ma Says Future Is Artificial Intelligence, Small Business... And World War III

By K.S. Anthony |
22 June, 2017

Alibaba founder and billionaire Jack Ma spoke with CNBC at the Gateway '17 Conference in Detroit and he had some interesting – and alarming – predictions for the next .

Is The Shakeup In The Saudi Palace Paving The Way For A $2 TRILLION IPO?

By K.S. Anthony |
21 June, 2017

This morning brought news of a sudden change of power in Saudi Arabia, but it also brought the Kingdom's economic future into clearer focus. King Salman upended .

A New Start-Up Trend In Chinese Apps Is Raising Hundreds Of Millions: But For How Long?

By K.S. Anthony |
20 June, 2017

Over the last decade, the most popular mobile apps in China have been for messaging, web browsing, and video: a testament to practicality and connectedness. WeChat – .

What Dennis Rodman's Trip To North Korea Can Teach About Gift-Giving Etiquette

By K.S. Anthony |
19 June, 2017


Where are the Risks and Rewards for Tech Startups?

By Kyle Ellicott |
20 April, 2017

You’ve had your own company, ReadWrite, go global, and watch other companies do the same, so you’re well positioned to talk about how companies expand in foreign .

Can You Better Manage Your Global Workforce?

By Bjorn Reynolds |
19 April, 2017

What are you seeing in the international payroll space in 2017? You’re really looking at a change in market practice. Payroll has always been a fairly decentralized .

Where Are the Strongest Areas for Growth in Healthcare?

By Anthony Cino |
19 April, 2017

How would you characterize the last year in terms of opportunity and risk for healthcare? It’s been an interesting year for companies in the healthcare space .

Big Opportunities, Changes, and Risks for Global Entertainment

By Julie Anglin |
19 April, 2017

A lot has happened over the last year in terms of elections and the trade landscape. What should matter most to movie studios and the global content industry in .

Southeast Asia: Best Kept Secret for Growth and Opportunity

By Marc Mealy |
19 April, 2017

“The ASEAN region has seven “unicorn startups” What do you see as the biggest opportunities and biggest risks in 2017 for U.S. businesses in the Association of .

How Smart Companies can Leverage UAE's Vision2021 for Success

By Bilal Sabouni |
19 April, 2017

How has Dubai and the broader United Arab Emirates fared over the past year? Let’s be honest with ourselves - 2016 was a difficult year not only for Dubai and the .

How Can You Evolve to Meet the Demands of China?

By Frank Lavin |
19 April, 2017

There’s a perception that the international environment is more hostile and unpredictable than  in the past, but the opposite may actually be true. What is your .

As Tensions Grow, Businesses Face a Challenge in China

By Jeremy Goldkorn |
19 April, 2017

“We’ve seen much stronger repression of civil society movements and the media.” 2016 was a huge year for the United States in many places in the world. What was .

Mexico Reacts to a New Economic Reality

By Inigo Guevara |
19 April, 2017

It’s been an interesting year for US-Mexico relations. The election pulled out a lot of questions for the Mexican side, and a lot of questions for the American side, .

Transformation in The Energy Industry, US & Globally

By The Honorable Spencer Abraham |
10 March, 2017

How would you characterize the global energy landscape after the oil price crash several years ago? The landscape is dramatically different in comparison to where it .

Real Talk on Entering the Indian Market

By Rajiv Kumar |
26 February, 2017

How do you think India has fared economically over the last year? India has fared reasonably well. Not as well as it should be doing, but GDP has grown about 7 .

New Border Taxes - Headache or Opportunity?

By Susan Kohn Ross |
23 February, 2017

What do you see as the greatest opportunities and risks for trade in 2017 during this period of change and uncertainty in the US? There has been a lot of discussion .

Think You Know Canada? Surprise & Opportunity in the North

By Stephen Armstrong & Robert Kelle |
17 February, 2017

“People around the world look to Canada as a leader in terms of diversity and acceptance” How did you see 2016 for Canada’s economy and business environment? Stephen .

Gallup Explains The Global Upheaval We’re Seeing

By Mohamed Younis |
26 January, 2017

Tell us about what you learned from the data Gallup released about the Trump transition just before the inauguration. It’s been quite different from most of the data .

Is the Next Economic Boom the ASEAN Region?

By Stuart Dean |
26 January, 2017

What do you see as the biggest opportunities for companies interested in ASEAN in 2017? With the US potentially withdrawing from global engagements, particularly .

In an Uncertain World, Opportunities Remain at the Subnational Level

By Joel Whitaker |
16 January, 2017

You cover the entire world, covering clients wherever they may be, and that puts you in a unique position to understand what companies are facing in real time. I’m .

The European Union is on Shaky Ground - Can it keep it's footing?

By Andrea Montanino |
12 January, 2017

What do you see as the biggest opportunities and biggest risks in 2017 for US businesses in Europe? 2017 is a crucial year for Europe, there are a number of important .

GetGlobal 2016 Recap

By Julian Leuthold |
14 November, 2016

GetGlobal 2016 welcomed more than 200 high-level speakers who provided an incredibly breadth of expertise to our attendees. Watch our speakers: Seema Kumar (Johnson & .

GETGLOBAL 2016 LIVESTREAM - Day 1 (Morning Sessions)

By GetGlobal |
20 October, 2016


The Pizza Press Franchise Faces Global Challenges

By Antony McGregor Dey |
07 September, 2016

    GetGlobal Conference 2016 – Dara Maleki With over 25 locations, Dara’s Maleki, founder and CEO of The Pizza Press, is already looking globally – specifically, .

How to Profit From Southeast Asia's Infrastructure Boom

By Samir Kumar |
26 August, 2016

It has long been understood that countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bloc provide some of the best infrastructure investment opportunities .

5 Lessons for Multinational Companies Entering India

By Samir Kumar |
05 August, 2016

India is one of the most promising yet one of the most vexing emerging markets for a multinational company today. For over a decade, multinationals have been talking .

10 Cultural Competencies for Doing Business in Taiwan

By Antony McGregor Dey |
08 July, 2016

With a strong and modern infrastructure, and a focus on attracting new investment, Taiwan is a promising foreign market for U.S. business expansion. Here are a few .

What does the Indian Foreign Direct Investment Reform Mean for US Companies?

By Samir Kumar |
01 July, 2016

Modi's "Make in India" is Making Strides The Indian government frequently sends contradictory signals to foreign investors with its policy decisions, but its recent .

Corporate Social Responsibility in Foreign Markets

By Antony McGregor Dey |
29 June, 2016

Who Are You? (Who, Who?) Who are you as a company? What do you bring to the equation in terms of corporate social responsibility? This is something you’ll want to .

How TRIPS Protect Your IP Rights Internationally

By Antony McGregor Dey |
28 June, 2016

As more U.S. businesses and those from other countries seek expansion into foreign markets, intellectual property rights are a key concern. How do other countries .

What can Germany Offer US Companies?

By Antony McGregor Dey |
23 June, 2016

From engineering, to tires, to pharmaceuticals, to food, beverage and more, U.S. businesses are saying “hallo” to German expansion..

Is Vietnam Good for U.S. Business?

By Antony McGregor Dey |
21 June, 2016

While the history of Vietnam can be traced back 4000 years, these days the country is looking pretty young and vibrant. With 60 percent of its 94 million citizens .

Modi Touts U.S.-India Business Partnerships

By Antony McGregor Dey |
09 June, 2016

In addressing the US-India Business Council and Congress in D.C. this week, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, touted his economic reforms designed to promote .

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